A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km WNW of Ancud, Chile (87 miles) on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:01:37 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcs5. Unique identifier: us6000dcs5. Exact location of earthquake, -75.3237° West, -41.3097° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 00:01:37 / January 29, 2021 @ 12:01 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 140 km WNW of Ancud, Chile.
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